Applying for grants

The Avery Community Foundation (ACF) will accept grant applications from June 30, 2023, to NOON on Aug. 1, 2023. Funds are available for qualified charitable organizations serving the local community.

Grants typically range from $500 to $1,000 but total grantmaking will not exceed $4,000.

How to apply

ACF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF). Organizations must apply for grants using NCCF’s online application system.

  • Read the guidelines before you apply. Your application may not be considered if you fail to follow any of these guidelines.
  • If this is your first time applying, follow the instructions in Training Module I to create a profile. If your organization already has an account, use your information to log in.
  • Follow the instructions in Training Module II to add a grant application. Once registered, you can access more information about the application process.

About ACF’s grantmaking

Founded in 1997, the Avery Community Foundation is led by a local volunteer advisory board. Each year, ACF uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to nonprofits that help the local community.

In 2022 ACF awarded $3,800 in grants. Learn more about past grant recipients.

Questions?

Contact the western region program officer and read the community grantmaking guidelines.

The Dewey Wells Citizenship Fund, part of ACF's family of funds, conducts a separate grantmaking process, usually in September. For more information contact the western region program officer.

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